The table below looks at the statistics for the CLAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CLAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CLAS Consultant
Rank 618 594 555
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -39
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 8 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.037% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Average daily rate £563 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £655 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £625 £513
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 7 £575 +2.22% 6
London +4 3 £588 +2.17% 3
South East +17 1 - - 1
Hampshire +5 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £525 -
Wales - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £850 -
Swansea - 1 £550 -
Essex - 1 £850 -
West Wales - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £850 -
Gosport - 1 - -

CLAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (96.30%) CLAS
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) Information Security
4 13 (48.15%) CESG
4 13 (48.15%) CESG CLAS
5 11 (40.74%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (33.33%) PKI
7 8 (29.63%) CISSP
7 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
7 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
8 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (22.22%) RMADS
9 6 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) SIEM
10 5 (18.52%) CISM
11 4 (14.81%) Service Management
11 4 (14.81%) BS7799
11 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
11 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.81%) CCNA
11 4 (14.81%) Internet
11 4 (14.81%) MCP
11 4 (14.81%) Unix
11 4 (14.81%) Windows

CLAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) CESG
1 13 (48.15%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (33.33%) PKI
3 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
2 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) SIEM
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.11%) Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) ISMS
7 2 (7.41%) QMS
7 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.70%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CLAS
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (29.63%) CISSP
6 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) CISM
9 4 (14.81%) CCNA
9 4 (14.81%) MCP
9 4 (14.81%) MCSE
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (7.41%) CCNP
10 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (22.22%) RMADS
3 4 (14.81%) BS7799
3 4 (14.81%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
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